Imphal: PDS items allocated for the month of June, 2020 continues to be lifted from several FCI Godowns located at various parts of the State. In Imphal West District, a total of 1,241 quintal of rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA), consisting of 498 quintal for Patsoi Assembly Constituency (AC) and 743 quintal for Sekmai-Saitu AC, was lifted today.
Tamei AC of Tamenglong District reported lifting of 1,122 quintal of rice under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) from FCI godown, Sangaiprou today. The AC also lifted 113.77 quintal of Masoor dal, allocated for the month of May, from Koirengei FCS godown. In Senapati District too, there was lifting of 2,298.55 quintal of PMGKAY rice for its Karong AC today.
In Imphal East District, Thongju AC and Keirao AC, today, had completely lifted its allocated quantity of 89.51 quintal and 65.44 quintal respectively for May, 2020. Lamlai AC of the District lifted 1,832.20 quintal of PMGKAY rice on 13th June, 2020.
On 13th June, 2020, Oinam AC of Bishnupur District also completely lifted its allocated quantity of 1,536.10 quintal of PMGKAY rice from FCI godown, Sangaiprou
The PDS items allocated under PMGKAY, NFSA and Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS) are lifted for distribution to the beneficiaries of the State to ensure uninterrupted supply of food grain, during the ongoing lockdown.